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Here is the latest Utah news from The Associated Press

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 23, 2014 at 8:51 a.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a fight that started at a school in Millcreek led to gunfire, but no injuries were reported. Unified Police tell the Deseret News that two adults and a juvenile ran from Granite Connections High School after the fight and were getting into an SUV when someone fired at the SUV from another vehicle. Officers tracked down the SUV at a Murray home, where they learned the three were victims in the shooting. The other vehicle is described as either white or silver.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A state lawmaker says Utah should prepare more students for high-tech careers by teaching them computer coding. Draper Republican Sen. Howard Stephenson says he wants students to learn computer coding starting as early as elementary school. The Deseret News reports Utah doesn't teach coding that early but 14 other states do. Stephenson says he's planning legislation for the next session in January.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Six-term Republican U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop is set to square off today against Democratic challenger Donna McAleer in a debate at Weber State University in Ogden. Bishop defeated McAleer in the 1st Congressional District race in 2012 by 46 percentage points. The district includes the northernmost parts of Utah, including Ogden and Logan.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When August monsoon storms forced the cancellation of the annual Speed Week event in Utah, speed enthusiasts hoped to make it up at another race starting Saturday. But The Salt Lake Tribune reports rain has once again left standing water on Utah's famous salt flats, forcing officials to cancel that event too.

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